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It is a Umi-no-Eki (sea station) where a cafe and a stone museum are also built in the same premises. The rental bicycles, most ideal for touring the islands, are provided here as well.

Complex facility

It is one of the gateways to Kitagi Island and a sea station, located near Toyoura Port. The indispensable items for exploring the island, rental bicycles, are available. Visit here first when you arrive at the island. (Better to reserve the rental bicycles in advance)

Inside the museum, a stone museum is also built in the same premises and you can learn about the history and culture of the stone industry on Kitagi Island also known as "Stone Island". Check out various things relating to the stones of Kitagi Island that laid Japan’s foundation in the modern era. 

There is also a stone light making workshop (1,500 yen / the required time of 15 minutes), and you can experience the uniqueness of Kitagi Island. There is also a variety shop that offers stone goods for souvenirs.

A cafe overlooking the sea is recommended for a meal before exploring the island or waiting for the boat. Except for meals, take-out is available. Get a drink and enjoy a break at your favorite place on the island.

Highlights

  • A complex located right next to Toyoura Port.
  • A stone light workshop is also held at the “Stone Museum” that exhibits info of the stone industry on Kitagi Island known as "Stone Island."
  • The indispensable item for exploring the island, rental bicycles, are also available.
  • Except for meals, take-outs are available at the cafe.

Photos

  • A complex facility with rental bicycles, a stone museum, and a cafe.

    A complex facility with rental bicycles, a stone museum, and a cafe.

  • The stone museum where you can learn about the history and culture relating to stones.

    The stone museum where you can learn about the history and culture relating to stones.

  • The terrace seats at the cafe overlooking the sea

    The terrace seats at the cafe overlooking the sea

  • Drinks are available for take-outs

    Drinks are available for take-outs

  • Other than rental bicycles, SUP boats, etc. are available for rental.

    Other than rental bicycles, SUP boats, etc. are available for rental.

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Details

Name in Japanese
K’s LABO
Postal Code
714-0301
Address
10364-25 Kitagishima-cho, Kasaoka City, Okayama
Tel
0865-69-8814
Closed
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (open on public holidays)
Business Hours
10:00am - 4:00pm
Admission
Stone Museum entry, 600 yen for Adults (Junior high school students and older), 300 yen for Children (Elementary school students), and Free for Infants.
Directions
A short walk from Toyoura Port
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)